Resources for Grand Forks County

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Support Groups

Autism

Families for Effective Autism Treatment

Meeting Info: Grand Forks

Contact: Bob Jill
701-775-3308 701-772-4172


Talk About Curing Autism
4th Monday of the month from 6:00-8:30pm at Anne Carlson Center, 2860 10th Ave N, Ste. 400, Grand Forks, ND.

Meeting Info: Anne Carlson Center
Grand Forks
6:00-8:30pm on

Contact:
http:groups.tacanow.org/north-dakota/index.html


Deaf/Hearing-Impaired

ND Hands and Voices
A parent driven organization that provides support, education and resources to parents/families with children who are deaf or hard of hearing so that the children can have the best outcomes possible.

Meeting Info: Contact Stephannie Stiel for locations
Grand Forks

Contact: Stephannie Stiel
701-281-6098
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www.handsandvoices.org


General Parenting

ND Parent To Parent Project
ND Parent to Parent, a project of Family Voices of ND is a statewide network of parents supporting families of children with developmental delays, disabilities, and special health needs. As trained supporting parents, we offer emotional support and information, and act as a valuable resource to families. We offer assistance in learning the necessary skills to help parents face the challenges of raising their child.

Meeting Info: Grand Forks
Call or email Donene for times on

Contact: Donene Feist, FVND
888-522-9654
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Home Schooling

Grand Forks Air Force Base Home School S
Offers support to the families who home school their children.

Meeting Info: Grand Forks AFB

Contact: Leslie S. Jennife
701-594-8399 701-594-8341
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Greater Grand Forks Home School Associat
Offers support to the families who home school their children.

Meeting Info: Grand Forks

Contact: Cindy McNaughton
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http://www.ggfhsa.org


Mental Health

NAMI in ND
Provides support groups for people with a mental illness diagnosis (consumers) and also groups for family members whether they have children, adolescents or adults who cope with depression, bipolar, o

Meeting Info: Grand Forks

Contact: Janet G.
701-775-4648


Mental Illness

NAMI - Grand Forks
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) in ND provides support for people with a mental illness and for family members with children, adolescents or adults who cope with depression, bipolar, obsess

Meeting Info: Grand Forks
7pm-9pm on

Contact: Janet G.
701-775-4648


Other

Family Voices of ND
Assist families as they navigate public and private systems, including health systems and insurance plans. Provide assistance to families in accessing services and resources for their children and how to partner with providers and caregivers. Listen to families as they describe their encounters with systems and help guide them to possible solutions. To work with families, health care providers, public and private agencies, and advocacy or support groups to promote family-centered care and medical homes for children with special health care needs. To promote discussion and linkages among families, providers, managed care programs, and government to better serve the health care and related needs of children and families in North Dakota

Meeting Info: Grand Forks
Call or email Donene for times on

Contact: Donene Feist, FVND
888-522-9654
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Grand Region PNT
North Dakota Navigator Teams strengthen families, especially those with disabilities and special health care needs, through a community/regional parent-led volunteer network. Navigator Teams help to find or develop resources to meet the unique needs of their region. They serve as a point of contact in the community, work in partnership with local leaders, share their knowledge of local resources and provide support and guidance to other families. Navigator Teams are a project of the ND Parent to Parent Program under the supervision of Family Voices of ND.

Meeting Info: Contact Sherry for additional informatio
Grand Forks

Contact: Sherry
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Joan at 701-330-8641